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Fun and Frolic at Shingle Mill Beach | Muk Revisited


Last updated 11/24/2021 at 1:37pm

Photo courtesy of Mukilteo Historical Society

Group of mill workers going swimming at Shingle Mill Beach after work, ca. 1915

The first question readers might ask is: Where is Shingle Mill Beach? The late Beverly "Bevo" Dudder Ellis answered this question in an article that she wrote for a spring 2003 issue of the MHS Newsletter.

Shingle Mill Beach, which is now called Edgewater Beach, was at the eastern end of Mukilteo's tank farm property. Before the tank farm, this property (just east of our new ferry terminal) was home to the Mukilteo Shingle Company.

The actual beach area was between the Mukilteo Shingle Mill and Bergstrom's Shingle Mill in Everett. Mill workers would often come to the beach to swim after wo...

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